ISALO NATIONAL PARK

Uniquely spectacular scenery

Isalo National Park

Centuries of years of wind and rain erosion have whittled the landscape of Isalo National Park into a series of deep gorges, wide canyons and bizarrely shaped sandstone rock formations, punctuated by palm-lined oases and sprawling grasslands.

This uniquely spectacular scenery makes the park a magnet for hikers, with treks ranging from a few hours to several days. Besides the striking vistas the park affords, visitors will also be able to enjoy cooling off in the natural swimming holes dotted across it, and catch glimpses of the resident lemurs and other wildlife.

Best time to visit Isalo National Park

The best time to visit Isalo National Park are September and October. The tourist season starts in April, the peak season is during summer in July and August and the best months are September and October. This is the end of the dry season with very few mosquitos around.  At these months, the end of the dry season, there are only a few mosquitos around, There is also a small chance to spot newborn baby lemurs during these months.

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Madagascar has many different climate zones. This makes the landscape very diverse: from the fertile highlands to the dry south, and from rainforest to tropical coastal areas and idyllic beaches with many sailing, diving and snorkeling opportunities. Every year, humpback whales look for the rich underwater world during their migration. This ‘red island’, as Madagascar is also called, houses a dozen beautiful nature parks. It contains many endemic flora and fauna: plants and animals that only occur in Madagascar. A part of it lives nowhere else in the world, like many species of half apes, reptiles (including chameleons), orchids, palms, not to mention some species of the sacred baobab tree. The island is also a paradise for birdwatchers. Rice is grown on a large scale and you can even find tea plantations. In Madagascar you are in all respects between Asia and Africa. ‘A continent in itself’.

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